Drumheller & Morrin Parent LINK Programs

Free Programs for Parents/Caregivers and Children

Adventure Bus - Morrin

April 29, 1:30-4:30pm | Morrin Hall

Enjoy a special afternoon with Adventure Bus! Includes activities like monkey bars, zip line, mini trampoline, parachutes, & much more. For children ages 3-12. Call 403-443-3800 to register!

Mad Science - Fire & Ice - Munson

May 5, 1:15-4:00pm - Munson Hall

Enjoy a super cool science show followed by an exciting experiment & crafts that your child can make and take home! For children ages 3-10. Call 403-443-3800 to register!

Baby Play

Wednesdays, May 2- June 6, 1:00-2:30pm

Learn about helpful resources as well as songs & rhymes! Enjoy the parachute float & have fun making a clay impression of your baby's feet. For families with young babies (older siblings welcome). Please call 403-820-5157 to register.

Just My Dad And Me

Thursdays, 5:00-6:30pm - Elim Building - NO PROGRAM APRIL 5

Allows Dads and their kids to spend time together doing activities, crafts, & building! Snack is provided!

Tuesdays - Stay & Play

Elim Building (245 3 St. W, Drumheller) | Tuesdays, 10:00 - 11:30am - NO PROGRAM APRIL 3 and 10

Join Yvonne for songs, finger plays, stories, and free play! Each week will also involve an art, science, or gym activity!

Wednesdays - Play & Roll

Badlands Community Facility (80 Veterans Way, Drumheller) | Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 am - NO PROGRAM APRIL 4 and 11

Come join Yvonne at the Badlands Community Facility and enjoy the amazing equipment for young children.

Wednesdays - Morrin Play

Morrin United Church | Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am - NO PROGRAM APRIL 4

Spring out of Winter! Join us for six weeks of springtime fun, beachside bliss, and participate in growing seeds into plants that you get to take home! Let's beat the winter cold and look forward to spring!

What is Triple P?

Triple P ParentingTriple P is a toolbox of solutions for parents. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to do it. It's all about making Triple P work for you and your family. Triple P really does work!

Need details about Triple P, seminars and groups? Ask our parent educator or ask Yvonne!


Parent Link has a series of Triple P Parenting Tip Sheets designed to give parents and caregivers practical advice on positive approaches to parenting, a wide variety of common behavior difficulties and development concerns. Please talk to our parent educator for Tip Sheets on infants, toddlers, preschoolers and general parenting issues.

Ages & Stages Questionnaires

Fill out a free and confidential Ages and Stages Questionnaire and we will contact you with the results. When you fill out the ASQ & ASQ-SE forms, receive a FREE $10 grocery gift card for each child. Click the ASQ Online Tab above to begin.

Resource Cupboard

FREE Service!! Pick up some of our many books and videos on common parenting challenges from our borrowing cupboard in the Stay and Play Room on Tuesdays.





Family Coach: Yvonne Markotic

Yvonne Markotic
Office: Elim Community Building Main Floor - down the left hallway
245 3 St W, Drumheller (Old Central School)
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4

Call/Text: 1-403-820–5157
Email: drumheller@goldenprairieplc.ca


Parent Educator: Margaret Manley

Margaret Manley

Office: Kneehill Regional FCSS Building
779 2nd Street
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0

Call/Text: 1-403-854-8800
Email: parented@goldenprairieplc.ca





Contact us

Make an appointment to discuss any parenting concerns you may have.

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Calendar

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Other Local Programs

Drumheller Family Literacy

Thursdays Baby Rhyme Time
9:00 – 9:30am Drumheller Library

Thursdays Circle Rhyme Time
10:00 – 11:00am Drumheller Library

Come join Laura for fingerplays and rhymes.

Drumheller and Early Childhood Coalition

The DECD Coalition is in the process planning a media campaign to release the EDI (Early Development Initiative) results of the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of children from birth to five years old through a survey. Greentree and St. Anthony’s Schools both participated.

Power of 4 (free)

Do you have a 3 or 4 year old that you want to make sure is ready for school? Are you willing to spend 15 min. a day with your child? The Power of 4 program meets biweekly for 10 weeks, each time you receive a new book with fun, engaging homework activities. For info or to register call Louise at 403–823–8300 Free program, but space is limited.

Children's Rehabilitation Services

2:00–5:00 pm the 2nd Thursday of EVERY month!

Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech/Language
For more info call 1-866-420-7986
No appointments necessary!
Do you have questions or want to learn more about how your child: speaks, moves and/or hears, your child's printing, colouring, cutting, follows directions, feeding, eating solids, picky eating, interacts with others, toiletting or dressing or any other questions of concerns about your preschool or school aged child's development? This is a no presuure opportunity to talk with a specialist. Located at Drumheller Health Centre

Drumheller Early Years Coalition

Local Libraries

Drumheller Library

Alphasaurus Storytime Fridays 10:00-11:00am at Drumheller Library

Bricks & Books (playing with LEGO®) Saturdays 1:00- 5:00pm - All ages at the Library

Visit your local library - you'll be surprised by all the worlds that open up to you and your family! Book lending services, computer use, free wireless and many Special Events. All of theirprograms are free, and run on a drop in basis.

For more information, don't hesitate to call:
Drumheller Library 403-823-1371

Morrin Library 403-772-3922

Drumheller Early Years Coalition